According to reports, Arsenal’s Gedion Zelalem is close to sealing a loan move to Dutch side VVV Venlo. The 19 year old USA youth international was on Borussia Dortmund’s radar before they decided against sealing a deal. As reported by ESPN FC: “Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem is being lined up for a loan move to
If you place a correct score bet in the 85th minute of a football match, you’ll typically receive odds of 1 to 2. Let’s say that Chelsea are playing Manchester United. With 85 minutes gone, the score’s still 0-0. If you bet £10 on the score remaining 0-0 and you’re right, you’ll receive your £10
Tottenham Hotspur managed to shock everyone in their recent Premier League campaign of 2015/2016, as the club from London managed to finish a strong 3rd position in the league table. With all the efforts from hardworking manager Mauricio Pochettino, it finally paid off and now Spurs are seen as a team who are even willing
Middlesbrough FC caught the eye of everyone after they secured the signing of Ajax’s young winger Viktor Fischer. The 21-year-old signed for the newly promoted side for £3.8m and the Danish international’s arrival is extremely encouraging. Fischer has always been equated to great players and as the modern way of things go, he has been
Ever since Robin Van Persie controversially swapped the Emirates for Old Trafford in 2012, it has felt like Arsenal have been crying out for a striker. The latest man to be touted as the answer to the Gunners’ goalscoring problems is AZ striker Vincent Janssen. The 21 year old had an outstanding season in the
The footballing world has lost a star, A brilliant player – the best by far. A Dutchman who was a genius, and he was so very skillful, A fantastic talented footballer – who was so very mindful. He dazzled on the pitch and flirted with the ball. Every game he played in – he always
When everybody is competing to be noticed in the jumble of the social media age, obituaries can often be ostentatious affairs designed to exaggerate in the search for maximum impact. However there are not many more deserving of all the tributes attributed to him than Johan Cruyff who on Thursday sadly passed away at the
The Netherlands have had a history of producing some of the finest talents in the world. Johan Cruyff, Marco Van Basten, Frank Rijkaard, Dennis Bergkamp and Robin Van Persie are only a few that come to mind. But despite coming third in the 2014 World Cup Holland failed to qualify for Euro 2016. The mercurial
Reports this week that Chelsea have completed the signing of another young player from abroad will have come as no surprise to anyone and cynics may argue that Juan Familia Castillo is yet another name to sign for the London club and most likely depart in a few years’ time having had little if any
In the past few weeks, Riechedly Bazoer’s profile has steadily grown from a precocious talent who has become a prominent fixture in Frank De Boer’s starting lineup to scoring on his debut for the Dutch Under-21 side in its qualifying campaign for the Under-21 European Championship to a much deserved call up by Danny Blind
This window has been very eventful with telling transfers sealed all over Europe. Which have been the cream of the crop? Here are our top ten. Petr Cech (Chelsea to Arsenal) Petr Cech took eleven years to amass fifteen trophies at Chelsea: four English Premier League titles, four FA Cups, the Europa League and
Georginio Wijnaldum signing with Newcastle United was an eyebrow raiser for football fans and journalists alike. Wijnaldum the previous year had links to PSG and Athletico Madrid. This year’s transfer window had seen the likes of Manchester United, Roma, Zenit Saint Petersburg, and Olympique Marseille linked with the talented midfielder. But his move to Newcastle
One of the most exciting talents to emerge from South Africa in recent years is Nhlakanipho Ntuli, the nineteen year old currently plying his trade in Netherlands at FC Twente. A product of the Orlando Pirates development system, ‘Nanana’ moved to the Netherlands the moment he turned eighteen, having signed a pre-contract a year earlier.
As you may have read in my last few articles, the majority which have been to discuss whether the next Eredivisie starlet was ready for the Premier League and today is another. But this is different, this one has legs as Southampton have already contacted Feyenoord for their star’s services, which is why I am
Pione Sisto’s performances during the Under-21 Euros in June have opened for a move to Ajax, according to Danish press. The 20-year-old’s talent is undeniable, and a move to a bigger club such as Ajax this summer seems likely. In fact, Midtjylland FC, his club in Denmark, expects him to be their biggest ever sale.